- Corrective and beauty makeup
techniques (Mara Casasola)
- Theatre makeup techniques
- Beards and hairpieces
- Hairdressing and historical
hairdressing techniques (Michele Tiano and professional
- Special effects techniques (Roberto Mestroni)
- Introduction to the bodypainting and hairbrush
- History of theatre costumes
- Music appreciation (Fabio Sartorelli, Vito Lentini)
- Introduction to musical theatre
(Andrea Massimo Grassi, Umberto
Bellodi, Filippo Toppi)
- Color theory and matching
- Cosmetology (Elisabetta Casale)
- Interpersonal relations
(Rita Cannata, Lucilla Mazzucchelli)
- Contract law and self-entrepreneurship
- Career orientation
- Workplace safety
- Guided practical exercises
(Cristina Davite, Federica Domestici, Camilla Passavini)
- Basic portfolio photography
- Personal branding
- Anatomy for art (Silvia Cerioli and other professionales)
- English (Polly James)
- Project work
This list may be subject to change.
- Umberto Bellodi, coordinator at Accademia Teatro alla Scala
- Rita Cannata, HR specialist
- Elisabetta Casale, cosmetologist
- Mara Casasola, make-up artist at Teatro alla Scala
- Silvia Cerioli, mock-up artist
- Gianfranco Daniele, business consultant
- Cristina Davite, special make-up artist
- Federica Domestici, make-up artist at Teatro alla Scala
- Laura Ferrari, stage photographer and digital processing expert
- Gherardo Filistrucchi, wig maker
- Andrea Massimo Grassi, musician and teacher of bibliographic subjects
- Jacopo Guarneri, coordinator at Accademia Teatro alla Scala
- Polly James, native English teacher
- Vito Lentini, ballet historian
- Roberto Mestroni, special make-up artist
- Lucilla Mazzucchelli, psicologist
- Luca Morando, costume designer
- Sofia Motta, make-up artist
- Camilla Passavini, make-up artist at Teatro alla Scala
- Fabio Sartorelli, musicologist
- Sergio Tasca, safety trainer
- Michele Tiano, deputy head of make-up artists and wig makers at Teatro alla Scala
- Filippo Toppi, coordinator at Accademia Teatro alla Scala
This list may be subject to change.
Length and attendance
The course will last from November 14, 2023 to July 31, 2024.
The attendance is mandatory, 5 days a week from 9 am to 6 pm.
Some theoretical lessons could be proposed online.
-Age between 18 and 35
diploma or three-year
Scholarship and loan
Scholarships, tuition exemptions, student loans, and other forms of financial aid bring training of the highest artistic quality complemented by direct practical experience in the chosen field within the reach of all.
Scholarships. One or more scholarships covering all or a part of tuition are available to students who pass the selection process and request one. Students whose ISEE (Equivalent Financial Status Indicator) is 20,000 euros or less are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Application instructions will be provided at the end of the selections in a specific announcement.
Merit loans and student loans. Thanks to the collaboration of certain banks, Academy students in good standing may also benefit from other forms of financial aid to cover tuition or lodging costs.
For further information, please contact the teaching office: email@example.com
Applicants must pass a three-phase selection process
to be admitted to the course:
- a written tests, assessing
basic knowledge of theatre makeup and hairstyling;
- two practical exercises, one involving applying makeup
to a model and one involving hairstyling using a
- a personal interview, focusing on the applicant’s motivations,
aptitudes, and expectations.
The selection process will take place in two sessions: May 16 or 17, 2023 and October 5 or 6, 2023. Both sessions will be held at the Academy facilities at Via Santa Marta 18, Milan.
Those who enroll in and pass the first session will be eligible for a tuition discount. Those who do not pass the first session will have the option of enrolling in the second session but will lose the right to a tuition discount.
Download here the selections program.
The Academy will offer a preparatpry workshop on March 11 and 12, 2023 (2-day program) and in July from 10 to 14, 2023 (one week program).
For additional information and the enrollment procedure, visit the webpage.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND ITALIANS RESIDING ABROAD
Academic qualifications issued by a non-Italian institute must be submitted together with a certificate of legal recognition in Italy per Italian law.
- if the academic qualifications were earned in a European Union Member State, the certificate must be accompanied by a sworn translation (traduzione asseverata);
- if the academic qualifications were earned in a country outside of the European Union, the certificate must be accompanied by a certificate of equivalence of qualification issued by the Italian embassy in that country (dichiarazione di valore in loco).
In both cases, you must include an Italian translation of your CV.
Furthermore, per Italian law and the regulations of the Italian Public Security Agency, applicants residing outside of the European Union who have passed the selection process must submit, on or before the day that lessons begin, a temporary residence permit for purposes of study (permesso di soggiorno per motivo di studio) or an official receipt of application for the same.